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CBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
.s. economy. >> reporter: the port of houston handles 42 million tons of cargo every year. it extended its hours this week to try and get shipments in and out before a strike can bring the port to a standstill. jim gillis is vice president of gulf intermodal services, a container trucking company. >> we've seen a dramatic increase in volumes and congestion as a result. >> reporter: what happens if they can't get all the goods out of the port? >> you have containers being held in yards around the houston area, specifically, so you're going to see stores are going to have problems stocking. >> reporter: negotiations between the international longshoremen's union and the shipping companies are deadlocked over a proposal to cut royalties paid to 15,000 dock workers for each ton of cargo they move. a shutdown would affect 15 ports on the east and gulf coasts, including new york, baltimore, miami and houston. the ports handle nearly 50% of all oceangoing container shipments to the united states. some estimate a shutdown could cost a billion dollars a day in delayed shipments and lost work along
MSNBC
Dec 29, 2012 11:00am PST
you on his health as he remains in a houston hospital. >>> and the last time congress came close to being kraing the debt ceiling the market didn't react kindly. coming up, what the fallout from the fiscal debate could look like on wall street. you are watching msnbc, the place for politics. [ laughter ] smoke? nah, i'm good. ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette, you celebrate a little win. nicoderm cq, the patch with time release smart control technology that acts fast and helps control cravings all day long. ♪ quit one day at a time with nicoderm cq. >>> former president george h.w. bush remains in the intensive care unit of a hospital today, but a family spokesman says the 88-year-old is in high spirits and is even singing with doctors and nurses. gabe gutierrez is in houston with the latest on 41's condition. gabe, is that true? >> reporter: yeah, craig, that's what we're hearing. he remains in intensive care here at methodist hospital in houston. he is improving and that his exchange wes doctors and nurses now include singing. the first 41st presiden
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 7:00pm PST
the fireball over texas. a bright light was seen streaking across the houston sky friday morning and for a few hours it was the walk of the town. debra wrigley of ktrk has the story. >> reporter: from a nasa camera, it looked like a bright light above the earth. these are from eyewitness viewers around the houston area. just as day was breaking a bright flash of light that some people thought was lightning. >> i was like i guess it's going to rain. >> reporter: it wasn't the weather and it was spotted all around texas. this map just a sampling of sightings in the houston area, and these are some of the pictures sent to abc 13.com showing a small area of colored light. others showing a trail behind it. and people have been talking about it all day. >> like a ufo, taking a picture of the sky, like a big flash. >> co-workers who are talking about did you hear about the flash this morning? i'm like flash? should i be concerned? >> reporter: at the houston museum of natural science, not concern, but a lot of curiosity. >> it's going so fast it actually gets through the atmosphere. that makes the gl
FOX News
Dec 27, 2012 1:00pm PST
, basically from boston pretty much all the way around to houston. the reason governor scott is concerned is there are four ports in florida that will be affected. this is containerized shipping. electronic goods, food stuff and things like that. it could be massive impact, especially in this -- we had retailers getting trouble getting back on track. it will affect everybody's pocketbook eventually. >> eric: tell us how it trickles down to the consumer. >> basically everything will become a lower supply. therefore, lower supply means higher prices. uncertainty about when purchases can be made and then imported into the united states. what happened after the port strike on the west coast in 2002, a lot of shippers made permanent arrangements to ship things in through the east coast instead of the west coast which was cheaper. now they may look at having to basically reverse course which adds time and money and if it adds money to the cost of the product, the consumer pays. >> eric: what are they looking for, the long shoreman's union? >> one thing that they're always seeming to be looking
CNN
Dec 27, 2012 8:00am PST
back. doctors in houston are trying to bring down a stubborn fever in the oldest-living former president. we're talking about george h.w. bush. more than a month ago the 88-year-old bush has been in houston's methodist hospital since november 7th. we learned yesterday he was moved into icu on sunday in guarded condition. what does that mean? our dr. sanjay gupta explains. >> when i take care of patients in the intensive care unit, when we say they are guarded, that means we're keeping an eye on several different things. that could be the lungs, could be someone's kidney function, could be neurological status. we don't know what this particularly means with the former president, but we need around-the-clock monitoring. all of his vital signs and there are things we're trying to prevent from going in the wrong direction. >> miguel march kwez has more from houston. >> reporter: the first thing the family wants people to know is that he's doing okay despite this long stint in the hospital. a spokesman says they want to thank everybody from around the world for sending in their thou
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
the state of wisconsin, also pat houston, whitney houston's sister-in-law and manager and jeopardy champion ken jennings written a new book. it's tuesday, december 4th, "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome everybody, you're watching "starting point." we're honored this morning to have the former british prime minister tony blair with us as our guest. he's going to be weighing in as a number of topics. we're going to talk about the fiscal cliff, we're going to talk about the global economy. we're going to talk about the civil war in syria. we'll talk about the royal baby coming soon. first we want to get right to zoraida sambolin for an update on the day's top stories. >> soledad, the fiscal cliff debacle, with 28 days remaining before drastic tax hikes and spending cuts take effect, a republican spending plan has been rejected by the white house. brianna keilar is live from washington. what now, brianna? >> well, right now it's about the pressure building and the clock kicking, zoraida. as house republicans in the white house try to ultimately broker a deal between two very differ
CNN
Dec 28, 2012 2:00am PST
. bush is in the intensive care unit of a houston hospital where he's receiving treatment for an elevated fever. >> still has his sense of human. >>> vladimir putin has signed a continue versional bill banning u.s. citizens from adopting russian children. the decision raising tensions between the two countries, seen for retaliation for a new law in the u.s. that seeks to punish russians for human rights violations. the ban will take effect on january 1st, that's really right away it would halt all new adoptions and end those already in progress. incredible. a lot of families in the process of adopting children in russia. >> those poor kids. >>> want to move on to the weather. lots of snow, wind, hail everywhere across the u.s. the storm that brought snow and spun off tornadoes is still not over. ten deaths blamed on the storm. more than 2,400 flights have been canceled. it could dump more snow on new england and upstate new york today. boy, they don't need that. bonnie schneider with a look at the forecast. good morning. >> good morning. the storm we've been talking about is working its w
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am PST
in houston. if you plan to travel to the high country today, be very careful. winter storm warnings run. we could see upwards of 5 feet of snow across the higher between now and monday morning. so no messing around. this is a serious storm system. computer models picking up on the storm sagging south throughout the morning, this afternoon more showery. but toward tomorrow another impulse moves in and you're looking at possibility of some embedded thunderstorms some heavy rainfall into tomorrow morning could be a wild morning around the bay area tomorrow morning, as well. temperatures today expected only to be in the 50s outside and the next couple of days wet on and off throughout the weekend very stormy. maybe a break on monday into the first part of tuesday, christmas day but a chance of showers by the afternoon. and more rain is expected on wednesday and thursday. that's a look at weather. let's check traffic with gianna. >> rain on christmas, lawrence. >> i know, that would be terrible. i hope not. >> that was not on my christmas list. >>> 15 minutes delays to report out of redwood city
MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
of a houston hospital. he has been in the hospital since november battling a persistent cough. in houston with the latest. charles, hello. why the move to the intensive care unit in the last day? >> good morning, luke. the spokesman for the bush family said that the former president continues to battle a persistent stubborn fever. in fact the spokesman said late yesterday that the president in fact has been in icu here at methodist hospital in houston since last sunday and has been on a liquid diet since yesterday. he was moved to the icu, the intensive care unit because of advanced age. the former president is 88 years old and because of his weakened condition. he has been in the hospital here since november 23rd when he came in complaining about a persistent cough. last week that turned into a fever and doctors are still trying to figure out the source of that fever. the hospital issued a statement today saying there will be no more updates on the president's condition unless events warrant. we will have to wonder how the president is doing. we hope to get an update perhaps later today.
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2012 8:00am PST
in houston. that's about all the information we have about the president, because the family has now asked for privacy, as he continues treatment for a persistent cough and fever. he was admitted to the hospital here in houston back on november 23rd, complaining of a could have. last sunday he was placed in icu because of his weakened did not and a persistent fever. now the family is asking for privacy. but just yesterday his former -- his chief of staff gene becker sent an e-mail to family and friends. in that e-mail she says -- sell he sick? yes. does he plan on going anywhere soon? no. he has every intention of staying put. becker went on to say that going forward, the family intends to deal with the health issues in private. thomas? >> that is the resolve we know and love. charles hadlock in houston, texas, good to see you. thank you, sir. >>> at least 16 dead from the first massive winter storm. and another storm waiting in the wings. we'll bring you the latest on that. >>> plus dr. ruth weighs in on the fiscal cliff debate. wait until you hear her take on this situation. we'll bring
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
president bush surrounded by family. still in a houston hospital after his health has taken a turn for the worst. good morning. it's wednesday, the day after christmas and this is "the daily rundown" and i'm luke russert for chuck todd. just more day in paradise for president obama while the rest of the family stays in hawaii. he will head back later this evening. he did take out with the first lady to express gratitude with service members on behalf of the nation. >> we know it's not easy, but what we also want you to know is you have the entire country behind you and all of us understand that we would be nowhere without the extraordinary service that you provide. i want to say thank you and we love you. >> kristen welker is live in honolulu. it's early in the morning there, but president obama traveling home to d.c. 10:00 p.m. hawaii time. there doesn't seem to be a lot of urgency rarg the fiscal cliff. are they geared up and ready to work on this? >> i think they are. they are hoping that the pressure to get something done will encourage everyone to come to the table to compromi
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 10:00pm EST
gray houston is on scene at 19th and minnesota avenue with the very latest. >> reporter it must have been terrifying for the woman who was killed and for all the people who were on the bus and this is the bus right over here, the b2 at the corner right now of minnesota avenue and 19th street. this terrible shooting happened a block away from here and a short time ago a spoke to a young woman who said she was on the bus when the shooting happened. she said that when the shots rang out, all of the passengers yelled out duck, duck and they told the driver go, go, go. now the toddler who was on the bus believed to be younger than 3 years old is being treated for unspecified injuries at a local hospital. gunshots rang out around 5:45 in the evening when metrobus no. b2 had stopped on minnesota avenue at 18th street. the woman and child got on. >> once they got on the bus a male subject followed close behind her and opened fire into the bus. the young woman who is an adult. we don't have an exact age on her right now. she was shot multiple times. the child has some injuries, don't know wh
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 10:00am PST
, joining me from houston on the latest on the 41st president's health. little bit of good news, charles. >> reporter: certainly is, luke, i spoke with a spokesman for the bush family that doctors are seeing a slight improvement, his fever is now gone, but the 88-year-old former president remains at methodist hospital here in houston, where he's been before thanksgiving, suffering from a chronic cough. doctors remain cautiously optimistic that he will make a recovery, despite the recent setback of fever and weakness. he is getting a lot of family support, though. barbara bush visits twice a day. yesterday neil bush and his family visited for christmas, and they brought with them chinese food. apparently, it's a bush family tradition to visit their favorite chinese restaurant in houston on christmas day. yesterday, the chinese food was brought to them. former president george w. bush and his brother, former governor of florida, have visited their father in recent weeks. their sister dora is visiting their father today. despite the recent good news, there's no talk when the former presiden
NBC
Dec 18, 2012 4:30am EST
, 14-10 over the jets. >>> in the nba, houston a jeremy lin led the return to madison square garden for a 109-60 win over the knicks. a football autographed by johnny manziel was given to bush 41. former president george h.w. bush. and the heisman winner was on with jay leno last night. >>> just ahead, the voice tribute you're going to want to hear. >>> plus, business at newtown florists is busier than ever. but it's not about the business. it's really about the community. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back on this tuesday morning. heavy rain moving through new england is one of the big weather stories this morning. again, the only areas that will deal with snow, higher elevations in northern portions of maine. everybody else gets soaked. psychiatry resorts are getting rain, not what they needed before the big holiday break. the other story that will happen later today into tonight, snowstorms through the mountains of utah, colorado, then is looks like wednesday night into thursday, a priben of heavy snow through the center of omaha, lincoln, des moines, ames, madison,
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
holiday merrier than ever before. chevron plans to move those spots to houston over the nt two years.. but the company does plan to keep i corporate headquarters in san ramon. th some 800 bay area jobs may move out of town. chevron plans to move 800 jobs to houston but keep their headquarters in san ramon. >>> california's jobless rate dipped below 10% last month for the first time in four years. we are down to 9.8%. that's from 10.1% in october. the last time the california's unemployment was in the single digits was way back in january of 2009. >>> lawmakers are leaving for christmas without a plan to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff." the house speaker lost a late- night push to pass his own fix and now there's uncertainty about what happens next. tara mergener is in washington with the very latest. >> reporter: michelle, speaker boehner says he is eager to negotiate a deal with the president. but at this point, there is no agreement in sight and lawmakers are leaving town. house speaker john boehner says now it's up to president obama and the democrats to steer the country away
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 2:30am PST
♪ then dreidel i shall >> that would be so much better if we didn't know that was jeremy lin and the houston rockets. the toughest competition, the classic hanukkah dreidel song. >>> also, highlights from the football game last night. that was miss what are the eagles doing? >>> and not happy with the way the politicians are handling the fiscal cliff? wait until you see how the ukraine parliament settles their disputes. all of that when "way too early" comes back. [ female announcer ] born from the naturally sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. now from the maker of splenda sweeteners, discover nectresse. the only 100% natural, no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fruit. the rich, sweet taste of sugar. nothing artificial. ♪ it's all that sweet ever needs to be. new nectresse. sweetness naturally. >>> what's today, the 14th? 11 days tilt christmas, counting down and going fast. now for a quick check on weather to get you out the door this morning. the rainiest spot in the country, not where you'd expect it. arizona and the deserts out there in ph
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
was traded to the houston rockets in the summer. number four is "the hunger games." the franchise went viral and made jennifer once a superstar. number three is the most talked about story on this network. the election. it is also the number one thing talked about on twitter this year. number two is superstorm sandy. the storm that devastated much of the northeast captured headline after headline. it's part outline government response. at length one of the biggest gatherings of rock musicians ever in last night's fund-raising concert. the number one search story is the death of whitney houston. her shocking death in february had everybody talking. asking questions and remembering legendary singer. playing some of her unforgettable songs. on the top 10, deal with it and of course gangham style, and no, i'm not going to do that dance. coming back with more union news and views from obamacare. insurance companies are threatening major rate hikes. we will have all that matters. uh... whew. [ male announcer ] brk from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery.
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
-out could affect ports from boston to houston. >>> for the second time this month a man has been pushed to his death in the path of a new york subway train. >> crazy people running the streets. >>> an uninvited guests slithered into a backyard in florida. >> somebody else got the shower on the sideline. >> jamal crawford who i think should be an all-star coming off the bench is dangerous. be still. >> and all that matters. >> hillary clinton plans to go back to work just in time for the new year. >> two reather than get angry and you show it you live a lot longer. >> he gives a speech about hitting the debt ceiling! i'd like to see if he could even count to 1 million much less 16.4 trillion! captioning funded by cbs >> it's friday welcome to "cbs this morning," everyone. i'm jeff glor with rebecca jar sis. charlie, gayle and norah are off. there are predictions but little progress in washington with a deadline for the fiscal cliff now just four days away. >> president obama meets later today with congressional leaders in one last effort to make a deal before the dead
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
. these are from eyewitness viewers around houston just as day was breaking. a bright flash of light some people first thought was lightning. >> i guessed it was going to rain. >> reporter: it wasn't the weather. this map just a sampling of sightings in the houston area. and these are some of the pictures september to abc13.com. showing a small area of colored light, others showing a trail behind it. people have been talking about it all day. >> like a ufo taking a picture of the sky, like a big flash. >> a co-worker started talking about, did you hear about the flash this morning? i'm like, flash? should i be concerned? >> reporter: at the houston museum of natural science, not concern but a lot of curiosity. >> yeah, it was going so fast, it actually gets through the atmosphere, that makes the flow. >> reporter: the museum's astronomer suspects it's a meteorite, a small piece of rock burning through space. fit meets the criteria. >> did it make a trail? did it actually move? did it change color? did it move from east to west? >> reporter: a lot of scientists searching for explanation to what's
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 1:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
possibly new year's in the hospital. gabe gutierrez standing by in houston. gabe, what can you tell us? >> hi there, craig. the former president remains in intensive care at methodist hospital. he's been here more than a month and the family spokesman says he is improving and that his interactions with the medical staff include singing. there is no word on what exactly he's singing, of course, but the former president first went to the hospital in early november with bronxitis a ibronchitis and after developing a nagging cough and the family hoped to have him home by christmas and that didn't happen, and he developed a fever and so doctors put him in the icu and they were reluctant to get details about his treatment and this thursday his chief of staff sent an e-mail to supporters telling people to put the harps back in the closet. the former president is in very high spirits although he's not expected to leave this hospital any time soon. his family, right now, says he's in guarded condition and they are cautiously optimistic about his recovery, craig. >> gabe gutierrez from houston,
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
was known as stormin norman. he was 78 years old. >> the houston hospital treatin has not given an official update on his health but a family friend says the elder bush is not near death as some have declared. telling family and friends he's not going anywhere. the 88-year-old has been hospitalized former than a month. and sunday, taken to the intensive care unit with a fever and put on a liquid quiet. one expert says that is not always a bad sign. >> they're able to tolerate able to feed themselves and likely not on a breathing machine. >> it's a good sign? it s the patient is able to maintain the status without needing aggressive interventions. >> and mr. bush is the oldest living former president, and suffers from a disease that makes his legs immobile. >> congress cutting it close to avid the fiscal cliff. nation back into another recession, today, name calling picked up. boehner for letting lawmaker goes on vacation. house members not due back ununtil sunday. that is two days before the tax increases take affect. boehner is putting the ball in the court and says the house will take act
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
dollars a day. anna werner is in houston at one of the ports that could be facing a walkout. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rebecca and jeff. yes. there are two days to go before the strike deadline. they're at an impasse. at issue is pay for those working in the ports. but if it doesn't get resolved, the consequence could be a devastated impact on the economy. as the rest of the country focuses on the gridlock in houston, many are working overtime trying to get as many shipments out as they can before it comes to a standstill. the vice president of the national retail federation says a shutdown at the docks would have a ripple effect on the global economy. >> the ports are a primary piece of the global supply chain. if they're not operating efficiently, it slows down the system and hurts everything using the system. >> reporter: negotiations between the international longshore men union and the shipping companies are deadlocked. a shutdown would affect 15 points from boston down the east coast of florida and into the gulf of mexico as far west as houston. these ports handle nea
MSNBC
Dec 18, 2012 5:00am EST
. >>> in the nba, houston's jeremy lin led the return to madison square garden with a 109-96 victory over the knicks. >> a football autographed by the new heisman trophy winner johnny manziel was given to bush 41, former president george h.w. bush as he incorporates in a hospital. and the heisman winner was on with jay leno last night. he said he hopes to keep the heisman trophy next to his bed. >>> now for another look of the weather, here is bill karins with the weather channel forecast. i guess that football made the former president feel a bit better. >> thank goodness i didn't watch that jets game last night. that was ugly. good morning. talking about ugly, rain this morning covering the map all through new england. give yourself extra time, providence, hartford, boston, all areas along the mass pike. even new hampshire and vermont, rare that you are getting a soaking rain in the middle of the night this time of year. but there's no cold air around. only the mountainous areas of maine will get snow out of this. today's forecast, we already cleared out the rain. we should get sunshine
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 2:00pm PST
. >>. >>> a flash in the sky over houston, it sparks more reports of ufo sightings, i'msightings. what scientists think it is in a moment. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't work on runny noses. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have an antihistamine. really? [ male announcer ] really. alka-seltzer plus cold and cough fights your worst cold symptoms, plus has a fast acting antihistamine to relieve your runny nose. [ sighs ] thank you! [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus. ♪ oh what a relief it is! ♪ [ male announcer ] to learn more about the cold truth and save $1 visit alka-seltzer on facebook. >>> i want to show you something. does this look like a ufo to you? it appeared in the sky above the houston area early friday morning. plenty of people reported seeing what they called a flash in the sky just as the sun came up. a local atron me told ktrk, eh, it was probably just a meteor. >>> the national men no9 menora washington has been lit. hanukkah began last night. the menorah is called the world's largest. the lighting cel
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 2:00pm PST
this year. >> andrea: i chose whitney houston. i loved whitney houston. it still love her. she rocks. >> controversial because of the reason -- >> andrea: a lot of people say she was abusing drugs. she had a talent. her voice is unmatched. a shame what happened to her. give her credit. full of talent. >> kimberly: at the time of her death no illegal drugs in her system. >> eric? >> i spent all morning with you on "fox and friends." >> i love you. kimberly, go ahead. who were you going to say. >> norman, i greatly admired him. incredible hero. he quietly served. even after he had all the notoriety, he continueed to work hard and advocate for chirp group and charity. i chose dick clark. he was incredible and talented and innovator and entrepreneu entrepreneur. he chased the face of american music. no one will forget amazing, watching the drop in times square. i'll be working new year's eve just like dick clark. >> juan? >> juan: at least you didn't say i was a girl. >> all man to me, baby. >> juan: thank you, love. my choice is andy griffith. i grew up watching andy griffith. anytime i
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
whitney houston. i loved her. i still love whitney houston. i think she rocks. >> controversial because of the reason? >> a lot of people say she was abusing drugs. but still, she had a talent, she was something else. her voice is unmatched. i still think it is. it is a shame what happened to her, but you have to give her credit. >> she did have at the time of her death, no illegal drugs in her system. >> ladies, so eric -- just kidding. >> hilarious. >> i spent all morning with you -- >> i love you. >> kimberly, go ahead. >> who are you going to miss? >> i want to say something really quick about storming norman. i greatly admired him. i also loved that he quietly served. even, you know, after he had all the notoriety, he worked for children's groups and charities and did a lot of philanthropic work. i chose dick clark, an iconic figure w. new year's coming up. i thought he was really incred and i believe talented and was an innovator and entrepreneur and was able to do a lot of incredible things to change the face of american music, as we know it. and no one will forget the amazing, w
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 1:00pm PST
if chantix is right for you. .. >> former president george h.w. bush is still in the hospital in houston but out of the intensive care. our reporter is in houston and joins us on the telephone. >>reporter: we got confirmation the former president will spend the final day of 2012 in the hospital but the good news is his condition has improved so much that the doctors moved him out of the intensive care over the weekend. last upstate that we received from his spokesperson came over the weekend so, hopefully, the same "no news is good news" provens true today and bush 41, he is 88 years old and hospitalized since the day after thanksgiving and been at the hospital for 39 days first over a lingering cough and then a fever so it has been a battle but he is in good spirits with his family, and even singing with some of the medical staff. so his condition is improving but it looks like our nation's oldest living former president will bring in the new year from the hospital. >> wishing him a speedy recovery. thank you, christine, for that update. >> on a not so nice note, a bipartisan senate rep
KOFY
Dec 21, 2012 9:00pm PST
employee e-mail yesterday. all 5 of these support 7 ron and all workers now work side by side in houston. chevron said the headquarters will remain in san ramone. stewart is president and ceo of the san ramone chamber of commerce. he calculates the impact to the local economy. >> millions of dollars. millions. when you take that consideration property values. all of the tax base for any reason if they were to lose any more jobs. tremendous impact. >>reporter: another concern is what alarm relocation of workers will do to the real estate market. barbara reid foster has been selling property hear for 34 years at golden hill broker. she points out that many chevron workers moved here from lower cost areas and may not be homeowner homeowners. >> ended up renting homes instead of purchasing them. so it has a broad spectrum. it's vacancy on rentals. or vacancy on homes but we have waiting list for rentals. and homes have multiple offers so i don't think we are going to have any issues. >> although it appears the transfer of the 800 job to texas is the end, they hope to the meet wit
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am PST
? houston with an update. what can you tell us? >> i spoke with a bush family spokesman earlier and he told me that doctors are seeing a slight ilprovement in the former president's condition. his fever is gone. the 88-year-old former president remains in the hospital in houston where he has been since before thanksgiving suffering for a chronic cough. doctors remain optimistic that he will make a recovery despite the set back of fever and weakness. yesterday they visited for christmas and brought with them chinese food. it's a bush family tradition on christmas day for a dinner yesterday. the chinese food came to him. the former governor of florida plans to return soon. their sister dora is visiting the former president today and despite all this, doctors can't tell us when she will be going home. >> coming up, a newspaper coming under fire for posting an online database of local gun permit holders. some say the database puts their safety at risk. we will talk about that. a few days left for lawmakers to make a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. john boehner has not called members b
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm EST
. former president george h. w. bush is back in the hospital in the intensive care unit in houston. a spokesman for the former president saying that he was reunited on sunday after persistent fever and doctors are cautiously optimistic about the course of mistreatment. the president was previously in the hospital last month for bronchitis symptoms. but a spokesman said his cop has improved. former president george h. w. bush in intensive care in houston. we will update you with any other details that we get in the hour. meanwhile, i'm a totally different story, the fiscal cliff is still a big concern for most investors. as the president and congress try to come up with a last-ditch effort to fix the fiscal cliff for the year. the dow jones is down nearly 25 points today. having fallen more than 1.5% over the past week. with details, we have jerry leiby for zacks investment research. here is a big question. if nothing happens, will there be a big seller? >> well, if nothing happens, yes, 547%. but i don't think the question is easy. there's going to be a kick the can solution. the q
CNN
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
last so many years. >> barbara star to the pentagon. to houston now, where 88-year-old former president george h.w. bush remains in intensive care, treated for an elevated feeter. he appreciates the outpouring of support he received from around the world, but not planning on going anywhere soon. miguel marquez joins us from houston. what did his people say? put the harps away? >> yeah, that is from his current chief of staff, gene becker. put the harps away, not going anywhere. look, is he -- he is sick, but not critical is what i can gather from what folks are saying on the ground in houston. he is 88 years old. in the hospital a little over a month. fought a bronchiol infection. it has taken its toll. and going into icu got everyone excited. but doctors wanted him there just to keep track of how he is doing. monitoring him more minutely. the family wanting to keep a tight lid on information. some family members coming in. dorothy, george w. wish, number 43, maybe jeb bush rushing to the bed side. the family wants everyone to know that they thank them for their concern, but they hope s
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
been in a houston hospital for a month and since sunday he has been in the intensive care unit treated for a cough and persistent fever. while mr. bush admits he is a bit under the weis about as fl go. a e-mail from his chief of staff, gene becker says quote, is he sick? yes. does owe plan on going anywhere soon? no. but the noted as, would tell you to put the harps back in the closet. gregg: good sense of humor. back to our top story. all eyes on washington where president obama will meet with congressional leaders to make one more attempt to craft a deal to avert looming tax hikes and spending cuts. with most of the hoist members on vacation until sunday night, no plan in sight. how much can actually be accomplished. susan fereccio joins us now. chief congressional correspondent for the "washington examiner". we're seeing dianne feinstein there on the senate floor. it is vacant on the house side. so in truth how much is really going to get done? >> well, gregg, a lot of this negotiations are really taking place between the leadership levels right now. we don't really have to worry ab
FOX News
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
is in guarded condition. he is 88 years old and the former president has been hospitalized in houston since november 23rd. bronchitis and a lingering cough. we'll get a live report on his condition later on in the newscast. patti ann: those are just some of the many stories we're following this morning in "america's newsroom." still to come a new battle over the president's health care law and the supreme court's latest ruling against one of america's largest companies and what they denied and what this could mean for other employers. gregg: the storm system working its way up the coastline causing messy traffic, airport delays. we've got video from one of the hardest-hit areas. >> pretty rough. we've seen a lot of accidents this far in ohio turnpike. and wish people would slow down a little bit, you know? it's pretty slick. copd makes it hard to breathe, but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting broncho
CNN
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
's court. >>> former president george h.w. bush is in the intensive care unit at a houston hospital this morning. according to a statement from the bush family the president has been in intensive care since sunday, after suffering a series of setbacks, including a persistent fever. they also say he's relentlessly positive and spends time talking and joking with his doctors. in the next hour we'll take to you houston for a live update on the president's condition. >>> it's called one of the largest lawsuits of its kind, toyota agrees to a $1.1 billion settlement. we'll tell you who benefits and if one of the people who benefits is you. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. time for citi price rewind. are only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. citi price rewind. [music: artist: willy moon ♪
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 8:00am PST
iraqis. president bush remains hospitalized in houston in methodist hospital he had a statement that reads in part. he is one of the great military leaders of his generation. a distinguished member of the long gray line hailing from west point, general norman schwarzkopf to me epitomized duty, service, country and creed that defended our country's freedom and seen the nation through our most trying international crisis. he was appointed general and appointed commander-in-chief of u.s. central command. he prepared a detailed plan for defense of saudi oil fields against the iraqis. general colin powell released this statement in part, with the passing of general norman schwarzkopf, america has lost a great patriot and soldier. he has served his country with distinguished patriot him for 35 years. general schwarzkopf could have died in tampa. he was 78 years old. harris: general schwarzkopf could have credited again with leading the u.s. to victory in the first gulf war. stay close. we'll be right back. harris: right now some crime headlines we're keeping an eye on. three police of
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
. they're called on the government to take action to prepro text women. >>> the "houston chronicle" says george h.w. bush is out of intensive care and is resting at a houston hospital. a spokesman said his condition improve oefrd the weekend. >>> "the moscow times" reports that five were killed when a plane tried to land. video showed how a plane overshot the runway, ran through a fence and onto a highway. >>> "usa today" says lawmakers on capitol hill reach add deal on sunday to extend the farm bill for another year without. n without an agreement dairy subsidies would have risen to 1949 levels and the price of milk could have doubled. >>> the "new york post" says kim kardashian and kanye west says they're expecting their first child. he told the crowd in song, now you're having my baby and he said congratulate the baby mom. you were surprised. >> i was a little shocked. were you surprised? >> i was not surprised. a big >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by the u.s. postal service. schedule your free package pickup today. >>> a connecticut lawyer is getting heavy criti
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 9:20am EST
box. ♪ all onhinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ david: workers from boston to houston are threatening to walk off the job. the strike could disrupt billions of dollars in shipments and cripple supply. now the two sides have agreed to meeting after talks stalled earlier this month. that could cripple the economy. adam the one in los angeles about ten yearings ago cost a billions -- ten years ago cost a billion dollars a day. that's just one port. this is going to be newark, the gulf ports down in houston. adam: what seems to be a sticking point is a fee that the men and women who unload the containers get paid by the weight of the container. one thing not knowing too much of the details of where the hold-up is, the containers are getting larger and larger. what the ports are saying is it's too expensive. it hit a point where the the fees can't keep growing. they want to cap it. that seems to be where they are at loggerheads. you don't want to shut down commerce in the united states and that's what this will do. liz: it would stretch from maine to houston apparently. it would choke supp
MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 11:00am PST
have the very latest from houston. charles, what can you tell us? >> reporter: hi, craig. a spokesman for the bush family says that the former president continues to battle a sustained and prolonged fever. in fact, the spokesman said late yesterday that mr. bush, in fact, had been moved to the intensive care unit here at methodist hospital here on sunday and on a liquid diet since yesterday and in icu because of his advanced age. he is 88 years old and because of his weakness. he's been in the hospital now for over a month. he was admitted on november 23rd suffering from a chronic cough. a cough that turned in to a fever last week and now doctors are trying to figure out exactly what is causing that fever. that being said, the doctors according to the spokesman are saying that they're cautiously optimistic that mr. bush will make a recovery. he's certainly getting help from the family and friends. barbara bush, the former first lady, at his side. other family members here. his daughter was here yesterday and christmas day, neil his son, and his family enjoyed a chinese meal in the hos
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
. not enough. houston downs l.a. 107-105. when we come back why the statue of liberty remains off limits to tourists and then buckle up. oh, my goodness. look at who is in the driver's seat. we'll check out specially trained dogs who are hitting the road. at. we'll check out specially trained dogs who are hitting the road. it could also mean living with joint damage. help relieve the pain and stop the damage with humira, adalimumab. for many adults with moderate to severe ra, humira is clinically proven to help relieve pain and stop joint damage. so you can treat more than just the pain. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. tell your doctor if you have had tb, hepatitis b,
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 1:40am PST
until kickoff. that's when tom brady and the pats destroyed houston. brady threw four td passes and new england led 28-0 before houston got on the board. >> >> the texans take a long flight back to houston after getting hammered 42-14. new england has now won seven straight, but the texans have the afc east best record by one game. >> i feel your pain, houston. >>> coming up next, santa's busiest helpers are going to follow the path of a pie and how it makes it to its holiday destination. >>> but first, how a little girl is proving to be an inspiration for anyone who needs to shed a few pounds. that's coming up. ♪ >>> "world news weather" brought to you by lifestyle lift. [ female announcer ] think coarse facial hair removal has to be painful? challenge that with new olay facial hair removal duo. a two-step process that removes even coarse, stubborn facial hair gently. plenty of gain, without all that pain... with olay. hd3 >>> losing weight is pretty tough for adults. but for a 9-year-old who was almost 200 pounds, it can be crushing. >> but breanna lost nearly a third of her size wi
Current
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am PST
wage. >> i won't pay it! >> stephanie: exactly. let's go to richard in houston. >> caller: hey, stephanie. first time caller here and i love your show. why do everybody seem so surprised when the right-wingers keep pulling these stunts? >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: it kills me when i see people lined up in the streets, rain and snowing, and they are protesting away -- these people do not care for us why have we started voting these people into office. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: i get so mad seeing this ona daily basis. >> stephanie: that's the thing boehner is claiming a mandate for the house -- a million more people voted for democrats even for the house. it's because of redistricting, and he knows that. our caller is right. really did people vote to have them do the same thing other again. >> yeah. >> stephanie: we'll talk to representative jan schakowsky about it next on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ (vo) this friday current tv presents a special event. >> nobody knows disasters like comedians. that's why for my upcoming benefit for victims of hu
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 9:00pm PST
about the role of faith. jole and victoria olsteen of the lakewood church in houston. how are you doing . >> great. thank you good to be here. >> you can't write words to help parents who lose kids like that. nothing you could say to me that would help me. >> it has to be the grace of god to get you through. that's what we deal with situations like that in a big church you feel at a loss. all i can tell you is god has you in the palm of the happened. and some of the families feel the peace. it is sad and tragic, but has a way of giting you through these things . >> it is going to take a lot of time. it is a week before christmas and words can't compless. but just being there. you don't need to stay manage and having people who love you and knowing suppose. >> i don't think i would be forgiving as a christian. i can't imagine this pain. you lose your child and someone kills your kid. i know what jesus did on the cross, but i am not jesus as awe lot of people know. i am showers, i don't know how you do that. >> sean, you never were in thuation and you don't have the grace and fathom that.
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